The Galveston County Daily News has published Profiles for years. But both the format and the content for 2017 are the results of a rethinking.
A major innovator in the liquefied natural gas industry is spearheading what would be the largest industrial development in Galveston County in at least a decade.
From converting old apartments to condominiums to overhauling big retail spaces to newer retail and mall-like areas, Jerome Karam has made his brand in repurposing.
As the speed of technology and globalization accelerates, one of the significant challenges of this century is to shape an educational system that is relevant, flexible, efficient and able to produce critical thinkers, innovators and creative problem-solvers, educators say.
College of the Mainland President Warren Nichols learned to be quick on his feet as a cop. That training taught him important lessons for his work now as a college administrator, he said.
The golden age of robotics, bionics, nanotech, gene therapy, stem-cell regeneration and 3D medical printing may be closer than you think — a decade or two away — and these potent, emerging technologies are only the tip of the science and technology iceberg that is rapidly taking shape.
Dr. Jason Leaseburg has a mechanical hobby refurbishing classic cars, and he admits there’s definitely a similarity between working on bodies and working on cars.
Vivian Pinard has been the guiding hand of the Permanent Endowment Fund of the Moody Methodist Church for 25 years, touching the lives of thousands of people in Galveston.
Joe Rios is a well-respected member of his native Galveston Island; both as a caseworker with Access Care of Coastal Texas and as an entertainer whose talents as a disc jockey are much in demand at island clubs, private parties, quinceañeras and weddings.
If you hear someone whistling a happy tune down the corridors of John Sealy Hospital, it might be Jim Stricklin, one of the University of Texas Medical Branch’s jolliest volunteers.